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Ristorante Buca Mario

Piazza Degli Ottaviani 16R, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 214179
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“florentine steak” (164 reviews)
“tiramisu” (117 reviews)
“t bone” (52 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Piazza Degli Ottaviani 16R, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

I have to say this is probably one of the best restaurants in Florence. Our waiter Aldo was incredible and we trusted him when he said he was going to make food suggestions for us. I ate the Florentine steak which was cooked to perfection,...More

Thank Miamidj
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Buca Mario is a brand name and well deserved. Small restaurant with very good pastas and fish dishes. Good attention and worth every penny you spend. Ask for recomendations, they have specials and the know about their wines. Made your reservations or be ready to...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

And not only. All the food is amazing. We are visiting this restaurant every time we are in Florence. It became more touristic in the last years. And for sure because of the fantastic quality. But you will still find a lot of locals dining...More

Thank vilcu13
Reviewed 5 days ago

Delicious Florentine steak! Good wine and service. And I loved the apron they gave you as a gift out the door! I would highly recommend!

Thank Phyllis M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Having just arrived from the US, we dined early as the restaurant opened at 7pm. As we entered, it was such fun to walk past a line of handsome waitstaff in clean white aprons greeting us. Our meals were fantastic from antipasti, primi and secondi!...More

Thank champangedreamz
Reviewed 6 days ago

Was recommended this restaurant by our host, but didn't realise that it had a Michelin star! We arrived early just after opening and people were queuing outside, thought we would have tor reserve but when we were allowed inside, were we seated straight away. The...More

Thank cheryl b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second visit. Reserved by phone 1 month ago. But people without reservation got their seats immediately. Had T bone steak for two which is 78 euros Has cover charge of 4 euros per person. For T bone steak, only rare cook is...More

Thank JamesLee4497
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before leaving Florence for a day in the Tuscan countryside we asked our hotel for dinner recommendation. They suggested Buca Mario so we asked them to make a reservation for that evening. When we finally made it back to florence and to restaurant, they had...More

Thank PeteO837
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I made reservations months in advance, and it was well worth it! The restaurant is beautiful, the food is delicious, and the staff is great… Ask for Rocco, he is awesome! My Oso Buco was delicious!!!

Thank Kentito_SD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has all the makings of a fine diner - army of suited waiters, welcomed st the door, dessert trolley, grappa trolley, giant bistecca fiorentina carved in front of you. Lots of theatrics. But no love in the food. Everything was bland and underseasoned. A...More

Thank BelleCose
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come across the constant hustle and bustle of the
station before exiting, taking a few steps and
stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It
is impossible not to admire the the square, housing
one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The
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6 June 2018|
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Response from everywhere_anywhere | Reviewed this property |
All are good
Peggy L
29 May 2018|
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Response from everywhere_anywhere | Reviewed this property |
Probably around 45 per person. Florentine steak would avg about 65 per person
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$57 - US$86
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Degli Ottaviani 16R, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: +39 055 214179
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